Stories tagged with: Pregnant Women

November 1, 2009 - 6:45pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Pregnant women in Muskingum County will have to wait a little bit longer before they can get vaccinated for the H1N1 virus.

Pregnant women can only receive the shot form of the vaccine because it contains a dead strain of the virus. Last Monday, Rambo Memorial Health held an H1N1 vaccination clinic for pregnant women, but they only had 200 doses available. The health department says they are hoping to receive more injectable vaccine soon.

"We are hoping that we...

October 26, 2009 - 5:33pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

200 pregnant Muskingum County women are immunized against the H1N1 virus.

Rambo Memorial Health Center just wrapped up its first H1N1 vaccination clinic that was four hours long.

At times, women were out the door waiting to get in and sign their forms.

"We are taking more names though for the waiting list. I was told that there were 750 pregnant women in Muskingum County. So, we will continue to do this along with our mist when we get some additional for the high risk...

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